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DMU Square Mile India

DMU Square Mile India works to transform the lives of some of the poorest communities in Gujarat. Originally formed to support youngsters living in a children’s home in the Gandhi Ashram, Ahmedabad, it has since expanded and aims to work with thousands in 2018.

Our students travel to India regularly working with communities on projects that enable them to put their degree studies into practice – whether that is delivering English classes, providing free hearing screenings, teaching dance or drama, developing ways that technology could improve life for families and much more.

People can also donate to the Square Mile India Fund to provide essentials such as books, school equipment, access to medicine, and sports and games equipment for young people.

In 2018, DMU Square Mile will be expanding further to support community centres to develop their curriculum for children living in nearby slums. The youngsters go to Government schools every morning but receive extra lessons in the afternoons at these centres.

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Find out about our latest volunteering opportunities in Ahmedabad.


You can make a one-off donation to the DMU Square Mile India Fund here or set up a monthly donation from as little as £2.


If you’re a student or member of staff with an idea for a fundraising project to benefit the communities in Ahmedabad, we’d love to hear from you. Please email

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